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Re: Slightly off-topic: How does voting work at Savannah?

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Slightly off-topic: How does voting work at Savannah?
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 08:46:59 -0500
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Sylvain Beucler wrote:

Beside the edit box is the text "/100 remaining votes" - does this mean
I can enter a number from 0-100, with 100 meaning "I really want this
item" and 0 meaning "I don't care about this item"? Is there any way to
say "I really *don't* want this item"?

[Savane] also features a voting system, inspired by bugzilla voting
system: every savane user get 100 votes he can use to vote for items
he'd like to be fixed in priority. Indeed, it has no direct effect on

Just to clarify, each user has 100 votes total, to be spread out as they see fit between all the bugs. If you spend 10 votes voting for one bug fix, you will only have 90 to vote for the next. I agree it would be nice to be able to vote against an issue, but for now, the comment fields will have to suffice.

At least, I don't feel it's necessary to disable Savannah voting - I even like the voting system since it gives me another way to gauge what some users are thinking. If others feel differently, please let me know.



Derek R. Price
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